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Labour Councillors referred to Standards Commissioner over half million pound GERA...

  By a Newsnet reporter Two Glasgow Labour Councillors, found guilty of misconduct after they sanctioned a half million pound payoff to a...

Council tax could rise by £700 under Scottish Labour

  By Bob Duncan Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont could hit hard-pressed Scots with a massive hike in Council Tax of nearly £700 per household, if...

Labour under pressure to explain failure of data security at Glasgow...

By a Newsnet reporter Police have been called in to investigate the theft of some 50 laptops from Glasgow City Council, over half of...

Anger as Glasgow Council award £50,000 ‘non-political’ role to ex-Labour MSP

By Bob Duncan  The SNP has condemned the appointment of former Labour minister Tom McCabe as a policy advisor to Land and Environmental Services...

Demands for Glasgow recount as hundreds of ‘lost’ ballot papers discovered

By Martin Kelly  SNP MSP James Dornan is calling on Glasgow City Council to recount ballots as soon as possible after it emerged hundreds...

Council election results – what can we learn?

By Dave Taylor The first thing we learn is not to trust the BBC, or other London sources! While the easy thing to...

Rivals put differences behind them as Edinburgh coalition announced

By G.A.Ponsonby  The SNP and Labour, the two biggest groups in The City of Edinburgh Council, have come to an agreement that will see...

Historic alliance sees SNP end 80 years of Labour rule in...

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP has formed a historic coalition administration in Midlothian, ending over 80 years of Labour rule. The nationalists have entered...

SNP hopeful of gains across country as parties await results of...

By Martin Kelly  The SNP’s Local Government Minister Derek Mackay has said the party is confident of making gains “across the country” and “in...

Former Labour councillor’s claims challenged as Western Isles school row brews

By Martin Kelly  A row is brewing on the Western Isles after a former Labour councillor claimed that a request to split a contract...